Rafiki: Film Guide

A film guide that looks at Rafiki (2018), exploring its key topics and them
A film guide that looks at Rafiki (2018), exploring its key topics and them




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A film guide that looks at Rafiki (2018), a colourful romantic drama about the blossoming romance between two young women in a conservative Kenyan community.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including citizenship, film studies and religious education, in addition to highlighting themes surrounding African countries, crime and punishment, politics, family, love and relationships, equality, community, gender representation, religions and beliefs, and LGBTQ+ issues.

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  • Citizenship
  • Film Studies
  • Religious Education

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